My last blog post disappeared into the ether, so let's see how this one fares. I've finished my mom's Christmas socks, and just past the toe of my sister's second sock (toe-ups). I'm also about 1/4 of the way through dad's scarf. Cumulatively, this means that I'm ahead of schedule! Hooray!
Here's a picture of mom's socks (modelled by your's truly):
I love how the pooling turned out, and the stripey toes…Continue
Three to go!
I finished mom's first sock last night (while watching mr.Bean hehe)! Yay! That means that I only have three socks left to knit! I also wound the wool for dad's hat and scarf, and will probably start one or the other this weekend. I'm going to wait to post a picture until the second one is done, just to get the full effect.
Also, I ordered a drop spindle yesterday! I…Continue
I love the Christmas episode of mr.Bean, when he jumps out of bed in the morning and finds his stocking. "Look Teddy, Christmas socks!" he exclaims, pulling one sock out of the other. That line keeps popping into my head as I work on my mom's Christmas socks. One would think that I would have plenty of time to work on these socks in secret because I'm home all day while mom's working, but it's surprisingly difficult to sneak the time in. The first problem is my fault. I'm not a morning…Continue
Hello everyone! I've been gone for what seems like forever! Real-life-y stuff got in the way of me posting for awhile, but I think I can manage now =)
I'll confess I started another blog, but it has a wider range than just my knitting (and only has 5 consistent viewers lol), and I think I can handle two at once.
I guess the first big, exciting new thing to share is that on Monday I got a huuuuge box of…Continue